Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Vankya heufleri

Vankya heufleri (Fuckel) Ershad, 2000

on Erythronium, Tulipa


elongated pustules on the leaves, initially covered by a thin white membrane; when this flakes away a blackish brown powdery mass of spores is released. Spores with a double wall, with short, dispersed spines.

host plants

Liliaceae, oligophagous

Erythronium oregonum; Tulipa biebersteiniana, biflora, gesneriana, humilis, hungarica, montana, polychroma, saxatilis, sylvestris & subsp. australis.


Ustilago heufleri Fuckel, 1870.


Brandenburger (1985a: 711), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse, Thiel, Braun, ao (2018e), Lotze-Engelhard (2010a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Vánky (1994a), Vánky & Abbasi (2013a), Zwetko (1993a).

Last modified 3.xii.2022